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Ethnic Studies, Comparative
Coordinator: Rachel Buff HLT 388 229-6483

Please note: Ethnic 203 "Western Great Lakes American Indian Community Life of the Past" has been moved to the American Indian Studies curricular area. Students should enroll in AIS 203-001. The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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ETHNIC-102: Transnational Migrations: Asian-, Arab-, Euro-American and Latino Identity (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Modern and contemporary social and cultural processes of migration and identity; role of law as 'gatekeeping'; history of nativism, interethnic relations, and community formation.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 52593 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Walzer, Joseph MIT 191  

ETHNIC-199: Independent Study: Lower Division (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult Ethnic Studies coordinator.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: 2.25 gpa on at least 12 graded cr; writ cons instr & prog coord.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 45501 - 01/22-05/10 Buff, Rachel ROOM TBA  

ETHNIC-250: Selected Topics in Ethnic Studies: (3 units; U )

This course will focus on one individual ethnic group, or one particular aspect of an ethnic group.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Villainy, Sex and Blood Bursts
    3 LEC 001 55230 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Bruce, Jonathan CRT 109 Word

ETHNIC-255: Migration and Gender: Starbucks, Sex Trafficking, and Nannies (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Changing roles of women in the global marketplace; effects of migration on gender and family life.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of Ethnic 250 with similar title. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 52609 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Hernandez, Kimberly MER 213 PDF

ETHNIC-265: Hmong Americans: History, Culture, and Contemporary Life (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Hmong American history, the effects of the Vietnam War on Hmong culture, and the history of the resulting refugee immigrants in America.

Notes:
Ethnic 265 & Hmong 265 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 52716 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Hernandez, Kimberly HLT 180 PDF

ETHNIC-275: Queer Migrations (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

How gender, race, and sexuality shape the migration processes; how concerns about sexuality shape U.S. immigration and citizenship policy; how mass migrations transform diverse queer communities.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Ethnic 250 w/similar topic. Ethnic 275 & LGBT 275 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 52594 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 01/22-05/10 Monson, Tyler CRT 219  

ETHNIC-289: Internship in Ethnic Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of ethnic studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in ethnic; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 50956 - 01/22-05/10 Buff, Rachel ROOM TBA  

ETHNIC-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 47272 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

ETHNIC-325: Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Milwaukee: (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Influxes into the U.S. of migrants from Europe, Latin America, and elsewhere; evolution of conflict and division; particular attention to Civil Rights and deindustrialization.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
City of Festivals, City of Division
CD,HU   3 SEM 001 52595 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Bruce, Jonathan MER 315 PDF
Consent required to audit.

ETHNIC-375: Global Violence, Disease, and Death (3 units; U )

Development schemas, health policies, and the role of international organizations in global incidents of suffering, violence, and death.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or Ethnic 101(P) or 102(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52596 4:00 PM-6:40 PM W 01/22-05/10 Ebling, Todd MER 213  
Consent required to audit.

ETHNIC-489: Internship in Ethnic Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of ethnic studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in ethnic stds; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 50957 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  

ETHNIC-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 47271 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

ETHNIC-699: Advanced Independent Work (1 - 3 units; U )

See Independent Study. For further information consult Ethnic Studies coord.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, prog coord, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 45502 - 01/22-05/10 Buff, Rachel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 45503 - 01/22-05/10 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  

 
Additional Courses - Ethnic Studies
 
AFRICOL-100: Black Reality: Survey of African-American Society (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

An introduction to key concepts, structures, and institutions in African-American societies.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 50761 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood MIT 361  
CD,HU   3 LEC 002 50320 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys CRT 175  
CD,HU   3 LEC 003 50346 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Akubeze, Okey MER 131  
CD,HU   3 LEC 204 51995 - 01/22-05/10 Kopkin, Nolan ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

AFRICOL-102: Survey of African-American Literature (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

A survey of a variety of African-American literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 201 51474 - 01/22-05/10 Spencer, Nakia ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

AFRICOL-125: Economics of the Black Community (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of key economic principles, and elements that structure economic behavior in the black community.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 51476 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Gelan, Abera BOL B68  

AFRICOL-228: Introduction to Black Political Economy (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of the interplay of the basic political and economic categories that structure the form and content of black life in America.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 50755 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood CRT 221  

AFRICOL-265: Psychological Effects of Racism (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Psychological and socio-psychological effects of individualized and institutionalized racism on blacks and whites. Emphasis is placed on a range of interactions between blacks and whites.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 54662 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Saint Jacques, Ermitte MIT 361  

AFRICOL-314: The School in African- American Life (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

A study of the socio-cultural significance of the school in the evolution of the black community.

Notes:
Jointly offered with & counts as a repeat of Ed Pol 314(353). Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 53642 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin BOL B80  

AFRICOL-369: Black Images and Mass Media (3 units; U )

An evaluation of how the mass media have affected the psyche of Black people.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53644 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 01/22-05/10 Saint Jacques, Ermitte MIT 361  

AIS-263: North American Indian History Since 1887 (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of American Indian history since 1887 with emphasis on federal policies and changing Indian societies in the twentieth century.

Notes:
AIS 263 & Hist 263 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 51839 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe LAP N103  

ANTHRO-150: Multicultural America (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Comparative study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities through popular culture with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic-, and Native-American experiences.

Notes:
Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 53862 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Malone, Krista-Lee SAB G90  

ANTHRO-213: American Indian Peoples of Wisconsin (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Past and contemporary societies and cultures of American Indians of Wisconsin, including the Chippewa (Ojibwa), Menominee, Winnebago, Oneida, Potawatomi, Stockbridge-Munsee.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 50831 - 01/22-05/10 Richards, Patricia ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ANTHRO-314: American Indian Societies and Cultures (3 units; U/G )

Description and analysis of selected indigenous American cultures including subsistence, sociopolitical organizations, beliefs and Euro-American Indian policy.

Notes:
AIS 314 & Anthro 314 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54760 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Perley, Bernard LUB S195  

ARABIC-164: Arabs and Islam in America (3 units; U ; HU)

History of Arab immigration, experience of Arabs, and nature of Islam and Islamic communities in America.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 54022 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Masalkhi, Fahed CRT 309  
HU   3 LEC 002 54023 4:00 PM-5:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Masalkhi, Fahed CRT 309  

ENGLISH-150: Multicultural America (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Cross-cultural study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities through materials from literature, history, and the media, with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic-, and Native American experiences.

Notes:
Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 50336 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Blewett, Peter BOL B80  
This course requires service learning, which is an off-campus community learning assignment.
CD,HU   3 LEC 002 50479 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Blewett, Peter BOL B80  
This course requires service learning, which is an off-campus community learning assignment.
CD,HU   3 LEC 003 50501 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Odrcic, Liana MER 142  
This course requires service learning, which is an off-campus community learning assignment.
CD,HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201 54205 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael ONLINE WEB  
This course requires service learning, which is an off-campus community learning assignment.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ENGLISH-276: Introduction to American Indian Literature: (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Literature of the American Indian, focusing on major forms, prominent themes, or a particular tribe or time period.

Notes:
AIS 276 & English 276 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Hist, Lit & Sovereignty of Wisconsin Tribes
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 54208 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Carnes, Jeremy CRT 118 Word

ENGLISH-316: World Cinema: (3 units; U )

National cinemas in first, second, and/or third world nations; relationships among representation, narrative, and social forms.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. CompLit 316, English 316 & FilmStd 316 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr. st or English 290(P); satisfaction of OWC-A.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Contemporary Chinese Cinema
    3 LEC 001 52832 2:00 PM-3:50 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Xu, Jian CRT 104  
Audit never allowed.

ENGLISH-372: Survey of American Indian Literature (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

A general, representative study of the literature of the American Indian.

Notes:
AIS 372 & English 372 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 54692 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael CRT 118  

ENGLISH-517: Studies in African-American Literature: (3 units; U/G ; CD)

Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Mythic Spaces in Afrcn Epics&Afrcn Amrcn Fict&Film
CD   3 LEC 001 50166 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Grayson, Sandra CRT 368  
Auditors will not be permitted this semester.

ENGLISH-632: Seminar in American Indian Literature: (3 units; U/G )

Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.

Notes:
AIS 632 & English 632 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Native American Story from Pictograph to Hypertext
    3 SEM 001 54220 3:30 PM-6:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Blaeser, Kimberly CRT 468 Word

GEOG-114: Geography of Race in the United States (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Contemporary geographic issues of segregation, assimilation, belonging, and exclusion facing African-American, white, Asian, Latino, Native American and either groups in the U.S. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 50604 - 01/22-05/10   ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HIST-150: Multicultural America (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Cross-cultural study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities through materials from literature, history, and the media, with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic-, and Native-American experiences.

Notes:
Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 54655 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Walzer, Joseph HLT G90  
No service learning requirement this semester.

HIST-229: History of Race, Science, and Medicine in the United States (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Education and professionalization of minorities in science, medicine, and nursing; minorities as patients and scientific subjects; biographies of minority scientists; scientific theories of racial inferiority.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 401 54131 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Haigh, Thomas PHY 135  
CD,HU     DIS 601 54132 2:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   HLT G84  
CD,HU     DIS 602 54133 1:00 PM-1:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   HLT G90  
CD,HU     DIS 603 54134 10:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   HLT 180  
CD,HU     DIS 604 54135 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   HLT G88  
CD,HU     DIS 605 54136 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   NWQ G540  

HIST-263: North American Indian History Since 1887 (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of American Indian history since 1887 with emphasis on federal policies and changing Indian societies in the twentieth century.

Notes:
AIS 263 & Hist 263 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 51833 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe LAP N103  
CD,SS     DIS 601 51834 10:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   LUB S233  
CD,SS     DIS 602 51835 11:00 AM-11:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   CRT B12  
CD,SS     DIS 603 51836 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   CRT 103  
CD,SS     DIS 604 51837 2:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   LUB S241  
CD,SS     DIS 605 51838 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   CRT B12  

LATINO-101: Introduction to Latino Studies (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Analyses of the historical and structural forces which have shaped the experience of Latinos in the U.S., including the relationship between Latinos and social institutions.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 50028 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Hernandez, Kimberly HLT 180 PDF

SOCIOL-321: Contemporary Issues of the American Indian (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Development of the institutional structure of American Indian affairs; current economic and social problems, contemporary manifestations of American Indian spirit, e.g. activism and cultural experiences.

Notes:
AIS 321 & Sociol 321 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; any Sociol 100-level course or Sociol 224(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 55215 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe BOL B84  

URB STD-360: Perspectives on the Urban Scene: (3 units; U ; SS)

Topics related to the structure, growth, and change of the urban environment.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Green Cities: UrbanAgri, Sustain. & Envir Justice
SS   3 LEC 201 50415 - 01/22-05/10 Kocisky, Katherine ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

WGS-150: Multicultural America (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Cross-cultural and interdisciplinary study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities and experiences, with special attention paid to women's and gender issues.

Notes:
Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 201 50655 - 01/22-05/10 Yahnke, Megan ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.